COL BKB: Gonzaga 57, Clemson 49

Nov. 22, 2012 at 11:41 PM
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Kelly Olynyk led Gonzaga with 14 points Thursday and the Bulldogs had a big defensive effort to down Clemson 57-49 in the first round of the Old Spice Classic.

Gonzaga limited the Tigers to 32 percent shooting from the field and then broke the game open late to set up a semifinals meeting with Oklahoma on Friday.

The Bulldogs (4-0) led by only two points with 8:30 to play after trailing by one at halftime.

Elias Harris added 13 points and nine rebounds for Gonzaga, which made 47 percent of its shots.

Adonis Filer was the only player in double figures for the Tigers with 10 points. Clemson had won its opening two games of the season.

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